1691: How Isometrics Build Muscle, Why Working Out More Can Actually Slow Your Gains, the Benefits of Regular Vs. Hex Bar Deadlifts & More

Nov 24, 2021
1691: How Isometrics Build Muscle, Why Working Out More Can Actually Slow Your Gains, the Benefits of Regular Vs. Hex Bar Deadlifts & More

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how much more progress can be made with four vs. three full-body workouts a week, the difference between a regular deadlift and a hex bar deadlift, whether isometrics build muscle and their utility in training, and advice for someone who wants to start online coaching but has no experience.

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  • #Quah question #1 – How much more progress can be made with four gym sessions per week vs. three full-body workouts a week? (1:00:03)
  • #Quah question #2 – Is there a huge difference between a regular deadlift and a hex bar deadlift? (1:04:42)
  • #Quah question #3 – If isometrics don’t build muscle, what is their utility in training? (1:08:39)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is your advice for someone who wants to start online coaching but has no experience? (1:14:15)

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